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  1. Praise Be for Art and Craft

    June 18, 2015 2:39 pm Leave a Comment

    The encyclical is out. Laudato Si’ has had perhaps the most breathless build-up of any Church document in the past few decades. Having had the chance to read and reflect upon it, and given that I’m often thinking about writing and art, one aspect of the encyclical which struck home… Read more »

    Tags: beauty books craftsmanship Laudato Si

  2. John Herreid

    Enthusiasm Sells Books

    April 14, 2014 12:23 pm 4 Comments

    Working at a small publisher means wearing many hats. When asked by others what I do for a living I usually say, “I’m a graphic designer”. If I’m asked for a job description when filling out forms I usually put “catalog manager.” The reality is that I design book and… Read more »

    Tags: books promotion reading

  3. John Herreid

    Books and Grounded Transcendence

    March 27, 2014 11:46 am 5 Comments

    On one of my shelves at home I have a collection of old books. There’s a 1930s edition of Kristin Lavransdatter, a first edition of G.K. Chesterton’s autobiography, a crumbling copy of Archy and Mehitabel. But not all of them are great. The oldest is a history text from the… Read more »

    Tags: books ebooks print